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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Blenniidae  
 Genus Blenniella  
  Blenniella chrysospilos  (Bleeker, 1857) ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
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Synonyms:Alticus evermanniIstiblennius chrysospilosIstiblennius chrysospilos insulinusIstiblennius coronatusIstiblennius insulinusSalarias aureopuncticepsSalarias belemnitesSalarias bryaniSalarias chrysospilosSalarias coronatusSalarias unimaculatus  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Springer, V.G. and J.T. Williams, 1994. The Indo-West Pacific blenniid fish genus Istiblennius reappraised: a revision of Istiblennius, Blenniella, and Paralticus, new genus.. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 565:193 p
Character: Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 19-21 soft rays; anal fin with II spines and 21-22 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; pelvic fin with I spine and 3 soft rays. Nuchal cirrus present, but small. Supraorbital cirrus slender with trifid tips. Low occipital crest in male, none in female. This species shows a high degree of sexual dimorphism in color pattern; a round black spot on midside of body is remarkable in the male. 
Habitat: Inhabits reef-associated marine environment; depth range - 6 m; clear coastal reef flats, often in exposed habitats, common in outer intertidal reef flats and surge-swept seaward reef; usually where algal growth is prolific.  
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: east coast of Africa to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to about 24°S. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 381400
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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